Is Oleander poisonous?

Ben Richardson drexel at iinet.net.au
Thu Aug 24 09:23:08 EST 1995


In article <4149pt$q63 at ixnews7.ix.netcom.com>, dcrain at ix.netcom.com
(Ronald Crain ) wrote:
>>Is oleander poisonous?  If so, is it poisonous enough to harm cats or
>>dogs?  If so, is it poisonous enough to hurt humans?  How?
>>Thank you, all.
>
>Hi Edward,
>
>The oleander is indeed very poisonous to human and animals if INGESTED.
>
>Best,
>Donald Crain

That includes smoke inhalation!! Here in Perth, Western Australia, the
stuff is quite heavily planted in coastal suburbs, and some people have
burnt the plant to get rid of it, and suffered the consequences!!

Seeya,
Ben

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